Nelson Marlborough Health News and Notices

Throat cancer survivors find their voices again

Two throat cancer survivors aren't letting their loss of voice stop them from speaking out about the importance of HPV vaccinations.


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NMDHB and Committee Meetings

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Community and Public Health and Disability Support Advisory Committee and NMDHB Board Meeting on Tuesday 25 July 2017.


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Blenheim cryptosporidium outbreak lingers

Cases of cryptosporidiosis continue to be confirmed in Blenheim, with the public health focus now on reminding early childcare centres how to avoid preventing more cases.

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Baby Friendly accreditation endorses breastfeeding support

There are more mothers breastfeeding when they leave the Wairau Hospital Maternity Unit since it was accredited as a 'Baby Friendly'.


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Making a more comfortable, colourful chemotherapy suite

The last new artwork has been hung in Nelson Hospital's chemotherapy suite, completing the suite's renovation.

The renovations were funded by the Dry July Foundation.


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Anthrax and acid leaks: That’s when the training kicks in

What happens when our Emergency Response Teams are alerted to a major incident and how do they cope?


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Health News - July issue


The July edition of Health News is out now.


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Community cancer korero coming

Another community hui is planned to help whanau understand cancer and the importance of early detection.


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Who is Peter Bramley?

Dr Peter Bramley acknowledges the challenges of his role as Chief Executive of Nelson Marlborough Health but says he is very invested in this region.


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Change of provider for Motueka’s primary maternity facility

Nelson Marlborough Health has received notice from Maternity Services Ltd that they will cease being the provider of maternity services at Nelson Bays Maternity Unit in Motueka from 30 September 2017.


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